Leucopogon confertus Benth. APNI*
Synonyms: Styphelia conferta F.Muell. APNI*
Description: Small shrub; branchlets pilose to pubescent.
Leaves erect, upwardly appressed near end of branches, oblong or lanceolate, 5–7.5 mm long, 0.8–1.4 mm wide; margins slightly recurved, toothed to ciliate; lamina concolorous, upper surface convex and hispid, lower surface striate-ribbed and grooved and finely hispid; petiole < 0.5 mm long.
Flowers solitary plus rudiment, erect, white pilose to villous; bracteoles 2.3–3 mm long. Sepals 3.4–4 mm long villous. Corolla tube 1.9–2.2 mm long, villous internally over upper half; lobes 2.2–2.5 mm long.
Fruit not seen. Flowering time unknown. Known only from one early collection from 'New England'.
Flowering: Flowering time unknown.
Distribution and occurrence: Known only from one early collection from 'New England'.
NSW subdivisions: NT
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Endangered; Commonwealth EPBC: Endangered
Text by J. M. Powell, except for groups with contributors listed
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.